NEAR SHADY COVE, Ore. — Oregon Department of Forestry is responding to a 125 acre fire, designated as the Alder Creek Fire, burning 16 miles northeast of Shady Cove and about 15 miles up Elk Creek Road.
The fire was first reported at around 2:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon.
ODF says they are responding with one bulldozer, four engines, two water tenders, and two 20-person foot crews. ODF says crews are currently making good progress, putting out spot fires and making a fire line.
The red flag warning is still in place over our area for favorable fire weather conditions through noon.